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Ryan Hickerson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Western Oregon University

345 N. Monmouth Ave.

Monmouth, OR 97361

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Office Hours, Spring 2014:

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays: 4:00-5:00pm

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 1:00-2:00pm

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office:

Bellamy Hall (HSS), room 322

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e-mail:

hickersr@wou.edu

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office phone:

(503)838-8762

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currently teaching:

PHL101: Introduction to Philosophy

PHL316: Contemporary Philosophy

PHL405W: Senior Tutorial

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currently writing:

Feelings for Believing: Essays in the Phenomenology of Certainty, Self-Evidence, and Conviction

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books:

The History of Intentionality: Theories of Consciousness from Brentano to Husserl

Continuum, 2007

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articles:
"What the Wise Ought Believe: A Voluntarist Interpretation of Hume's General Rules"

British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 21:6, 2013

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with Wayne Martin: "Mental Capacity and the Applied Phenomenology of Judgement"

Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, 12:1, 2013

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"Neglecting the Question of Being: Heidegger's Argument Against Husserl"

Inquiry, 52:6, 2009

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"Twardowski and Representationalism"

The Balitic International Yearbook of Cognition, Logic and Communication, 4, 2008

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"Getting the Quasi-Picture: Twardowskian Representationalism and Husserl's Argument Against It"

Journal of the History of Philosophy, 43:4, 2005

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"An Indirect Defense of Direct Realism"

The Journal of Mind and Behavior, 25:1, 2004

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reviews:

Walter Hopp's Perception and Knowledge

Philosophy in Review, 33:6, 2013

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"Knowing How to Possibly Act: Alva Noë's Action in Perception"

Philosophical Psychology, 20:4, 2007

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Paul Redding's The Logic of Affect

Philosophical Psychology, 16:3, 2003

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